Air-Raid Precautions.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. – in the House of Commons on 6th December 1938.

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Photo of Sir Alexander Erskine-Hill Sir Alexander Erskine-Hill , Edinburgh North

asked the Lord Privy Seal the number of first-aid workers estimated to be required in the cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Dundee, respectively; how many are enrolled; and how many are fully trained?

Photo of Sir John Anderson Sir John Anderson , Combined Scottish Universities

The answer involves a tabular statement, and, with my hon. and learned Friend's permission, I will circulate the particulars desired in the OFFICIAL. REPORT.

Following is the statement:

The numbers of first-aid workers, including first-aid parties and posts and ambulance services, for these towns are as follow:

Number estimated to be required.Number enrolled.Number fully trained.
Edinburgh4,5503,119608
Glasgow8,0004,7071,234
Aberdeen1,6001,163397
Dundee1,65025516

Photo of Sir Alexander Erskine-Hill Sir Alexander Erskine-Hill , Edinburgh North

asked the Lord Privy Seal the numbers estimated to be required in the auxiliary fire service in the cities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Dundee, respectively; how many are enrolled; and how many are fully trained?

Photo of Sir John Anderson Sir John Anderson , Combined Scottish Universities

With my hon. and learned Friend's permission, I will circulate the figures in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following are the figures:

The numbers of auxiliary fire service personnel for these towns are as follow:

Number estimated to be required.Number enrolled.Number fully trained.
Edinburgh1,340801160
Glasgow2,4301,37232
Aberdeen56010040
Dundee65713634

Mr. Davidson:

asked the Lord Privy Seal the number of Scottish firms engaged on the production of air-raid precautions requirements up to date?

Mr. Davidson:

Is the Lord Privy Seal aware that if more Scottish firms were employed on this particular production there would have been less need for the two previous questions?